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with the mama she was running out of steam. >> i got to say when sweet brown talked about getting the cold pops of snow on the barbecue she rose to internet fame. >> i said oh, lord, jesus, it is a fire. >> that could be who is on the horizon for michelle clark. she is pretty hilarious, too, and very much like sweet brown. >> opened my door and looked out my door and started hitting in the head and took off running and then i called my mama to see if she all right. >> my opinion is i think she might be trying to be like sweet brown. >> yeah? >> i think she is hamming it up. we saw sweet brown got a commercial deal. i think the lady saw the cameras and i am going to do the best sweet brown. >> she probably is like this and spiced it up a notch or two for the cameras. >> man, those was big. >> who do you think is better, sweet brown -- >> ain't nobody got time for that. >> or michelle clark? head to the facebook page and let us know. kapooya. >>> if you ever wonder what it would be like if people acted like animals, i have a solution for you. this video, our friend from pleated jeans, a popular b
brown has lived in this four bedroom home since 1993, but he and his teenager daughter likely won't be able to stay there much longer. the loan he received from bank of america was adjustable, and he said it doubled during the economic downturn. he said he tried to work with bank of america. >> it feels like i've been robbed, not only financially, but my home being stolen as well, right from under me, after paying over $400,000 in 20 year period. >> brown is now among the approximately 10,000 oakland residents who have faced foreclosure in the past three years, and according to an activist group, most of them are minorities. a bank of america spokesperson told us they did try to work with brown, and reduced his payments, but the bank says he didn't follow through. brown denies that that happened. >>> livermore police are asking for the public's help tonight to catch a bank robber. a surveillance camera took this picture at about 1:30 today at the citibank on portola avenue. the robber is described as 25 to 30 years old, weighing as much as 250 pounds. no one was hurt during the ro
't see any more flames inside this home, this brown home you are looking at right here. we've seen flames pop up and shoot up. the fire chief said he thinks there are hidden spots right there. they are keeping an eye on it right now. they've been turning the water on and off. the firefighter came down. that may be a good sign. we have some daylight. you see the blue two-story home in the background and then this brown home in front of, right in between that, there was a single-story home. that's where the fire started. that home doesn't exist anymore. no one was hurt in this, but it was a really tough fire. a huge puddle, this home has flooded by the thousands of gallons of water they have used to fight the fire. you can see the fire trucks that are up there. we just walked up there in the last 15 minutes. we want it show you new video to give you a perspective. this was when the where the was coming down on top of the fire. you can see what they were dealing with in else it of access and what they are -- in terms of access and what they were going through. there are no fire hydrants here
to protect the brown home on the ear side. >> we didn't pull back completely. we will to readjust -- on either side. >> we didn't pull back completely. we had to readjust. >> reporter: and as the sun came up, the firefighters just continued to dump thousands of gallons of water on the flames which would die down, only to flare up minutes later. the firefight lasted for hours. in the end, it an aerial attack that made the difference. >> there's a lot of hidden places in there where the roof is sandwiched between that and the walls. >> reporter: this home was empty when the fire started. the fire investigator says right now there does not appear to be anything suspicious. in fact, he says all signs are pointing an electrical fire that probably started in the laundry room of the home. on bethel island, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> not everyone is happy with the new downtown loop in hayward. the project just converted one- way streets. brian flores is live with more. >> reporter: the city of hayward say they receive three or four miles either praising this work or criticizi
such different california celebrities together. >>> governor jerry brown will induct californians into the hall of fame this evening. based on leadership and contributions to the golden state. actor warren beatty and civil right vests are also on the list. >>> the san francisco bread company is opening a new store tomorrow. the first 100 people in line will get one free loaf of bread every day for a year. this is video from december of another store opening. organizers expect people to begin camping out tonight to reserve their spot in line. >>> mark is here now. getting a chance to meet the 49ers newest receiver today. >> also on hand was their new place kicker. mr. dawson. they're excited about this new receiver giving the 49ers another legitimate threat for their quarterback to throw to. this guy, boldin is a true professional. showed up today. now he is officially is 49er. he's actually called his quarterback to make sure the two are on the same page. all is good, although he admits initially didn't know what to make of the deal when it was first announced. >> initially was shocking. but i
that someone might hurt me or, you know, harass me or do anything to me. >> according to a new study by brown university, more than 100,000 iraqi civilians died during the eight years of the war and more than 4480 u.s. service members were killed. >>> in other news of the world tonight in turkey an arrest has been made of the killing of a 33-year-old tourest from new york. the man was arrested today in the southern turkey province. they aren't saying what led them. you may remember sierra was on a solo vacation in turkey and police say she was leggenned to death. >>> check out this speak tar lie site as the mountain blasts lava into the ski. it's a latest in a series. this was one of the most powerful elections as showers reached 10,000 feet. the blast isn't post any danger to anyone in the area but they have to deal with the ashe showers that fallow. [ music ] >> and in ireland, the chilly damp weather didn't put a chill on the st. patrick's day celebrations. estimated quarter of a million people came out to celebrate in dublin despite the snow, rain and sleet. it honors the most recogni
, if governor brown's new public school funding plan is approved. >> the current formula set up isn't equitable, and isn't fair. >> known as the local control funding formula, the governor wants to give schools money, based on need. >> for us, this is significantly better. >> for example, districts such as oakland, with large numbers of disadvantaged students, and english language learners would receive more money per student. >> certain districts have a demographic that calls for more investment, because there are students that need more help. >> reporter: troy flint welcomes more control, and fewer state demands on how the money is spent. he hopes it doesn't create an us vs. them feud. he argues that the formula is important to getting all kids to acheefng at a high level. >> once we're able to do that the whole state will benefit. you have better prepared students and a better workforce. >> reporter: critics argue that it doesn't address a number of issues. a final version of the funding plan is expected to be set after may 15. after the governor announces his budget revisions. reporting liv
's described at 4'9" tall 115 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. he was last seen with a green plaid jacket and pink backpack. >>> police took this photo of the graffiti and said it could take hundreds of dollars to clean it up. several people spray painted the area. the words asher and yb can be seen on the graffiti. >>> contra costa county authorities held an special operation. >> reporter: two transfer facilities they say are working illegally. >> these people are not dumping these things legally. they're dumping it. >> reporter: investigators tell us a fire at this operation last october where flames raged for hours. refocused efforts that can create fire risks and health and environmental issues. >> if they're not handle the waste properly they could get fly breeding and mice and rat breeding. >> reporter: contamination is something they have to worry about when they see fertilizer. >> the water is going to flow to the bay. >> reporter: operators at both facilities will be sited, one could also face civil or criminal prosecution. >> people feel that they're communities are being pollut
jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung executive. the city of austin, texas by the way offered similar incentives in an effort to get samsung to move there. >>> after seven long years and spending millions of dollars the new devil's slide tunnels are set to open today. alex savidge is there where a ceremony is scheduled in a couple hours. alex. >> reporter: this is certainly a relief to people who drive this stretch of roadway. later on today crews are set to unvail these two new tunnels. you can see the sign right now says tunnel closed. but in just a matter of hours folks will be driving through there. this will be the highway 1 bypass at devil's slide. this is a $400 million project that features two bores through the mountain. the tunnels allow drivers to avoid a section of highway 1 that has been notorious for rock slides and mud slides. it has closed the road months at a time. devil's slide has been the site of deadly accidents as well. some drivers have gone down the cliff or into on coming traffic. once the new tunnels open, cal tran plans to turn the old portion of hig
with slicked back hair and plaque hair and a brown goatee. he also has a piercening in his right eyebrow. >>> a 97-year-old woman who was visually impaired was injured when she was struck by a car in a petaluma crosswalk. it happened just before 9:00 this morning. the driver stopped and called for help. the elderly woman identified today as mary fryman was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. officers on the scene say the morning sun may have obscured the driver's view. >>> a fire department captain tells ktvu that an elderly driver plowed right into that store injurying four shoppers inside. the crash did major damage to the front of the store. >> right now we have an engineer out here evaluating the structural damage and we have a contractor coming out to shore it up and make repairs on it right now. >> reporter: the driver and some of the shoppers were taken to the hospital but we're told their injuries are not considered serious. police though are still trying to determine what caused the driver to lose control. >> an oakland neighborhood is cleaner tonight after graffiti bu
, in human life and in dollars. the report from researchers at brown university says 190,000 people were killed in a conflict. that includes 4500 u.s. service members and 134,000 iraqi civilians. researchers also calculated the total cost of the war at almost $2.2 trillion. >> iraq achieved a lot but we are increasingly concerned about the political crisis going on now and the stalemate and this has to be solved by discussion. >> a recent poll found that 53% of americans feel the invasion of iraq was a mistake. 42% said the war was not a mistake. >>> at this hour the u.s. supreme court is deciding on whether a controversial arizona law is valid. some say it tries to keep immigrants from voting and national elections. ktvu looks at the issue and tells us why some say the law actually makes it harder for legal citizens to vote. >> reporter: voting is a light only granted to u.s. citizens but in arizona the attorney general wants to guarantee that election fraud won't occur and that illegal immigrants won't try to vote in federal elections. >> we have a right to require additional informati
of the jails. they're trying to negotiate a settlement to a lawsuit. in 2011 governor brown ordered lower level offenders be sent to jails. over crowding and poor medical care are now being reported at the county level. >>> the department says they submitted a completed investigation to the alameda county da's office. a former teacher at the school taped a toddler's wrist and ankle after refusing to take a nap. >>> california state university will have extra money to spend. the trustees meet tomorrow to make plans for $125 million in extra state funding expected for the 2013-2014 academic year. other possibilities include boosting salaries and paying for increased energy and health cost. >>> university of california is gearing up to maybe allow students to take online testing. it would allow students who cannot get into crowded classes to take it online. it has to be approved by anion person state board. grave concerns were expressed to the state senate and uc faculty members plan to talk about this on wednesday. >>> eb
more atlanta year than brown. they meet every year to determine if any changes should be made to the salaries of the california elected officials >>> the cia may be getting out of the drone business they may no long be involved in drones to carry out attacks against terrorists. the drone program is being shifted to the defense department. the idea is to toughen criteria for drone strikes. >>> president obama continues his middle east trip as reported from the washington d.c. news room. president obama just spoke along palestinian leaders >>> president obama there with the palestinian president and that he is very serious about ending division with israel. he is meeting with other leaders today with the goal of restarting peace talks with israel. expectations are still low for any type of breakthrough. president obama wants to hear from both sides and met yesterday with israel's president and prime minister. president obama says there needs to be compromise and a two- state solution >> i continue to believe that it is our best and indeed some only chance to achieve the kinds of
in a signing with governor brown and senator reed. it includes reimbursements. samsung is a subsidiary of samsung electronics. >>> for many christians, easter is a time to reflect on god's gift to mankind but for others it can be a chance to delight on candy and sweets. there weekend sales were brisk at chocolate covered that's a shop in noe valley. sales were up from what they were a year ago. >> we were happy to have enough bunnies and carrots and eggs for everybody. >> reporter: easter spending survey estimates the average person celebrating easter will spend about get this $145 on candy, decor, clothes and food. in all easter spending in the u.s. is expected to hit $17 billion. >>> a charity has the video of a rescue of a hawk caught on a utility pole. check the poor guy out. it happened last monday in w atsonville. pg & e brought a bucket truck out to get a wildlife worker up to free the hawk. workers were also able to reunite the bird with its handler. >> seems to be a calm hawk going through that. >>> cony island welcomes visitors for the first time since superstorm sandy. >>> a
to prevent polluting month ray bay. >>> governor jerry brown says he's come up with one way for courts to justify set budget cuts. california courts would charge $10 for each public record search. resulting in fewer courtrooms in use an higher fees. opponents say that such a move would restrict access to files the public has a right to view. >>> the u.s. senate passed a spending bill that will keep the government open through the end of september. it locks in $85 billion in spending cuts from the recent sequester. those will mean furloughs and cut backs. the measure goes to the house which is expected to approve it tomorrow then send it to president obama to prevent a government shutdown next week. >>> a bay area boy scout council has become the first in the country to call for the boy scouts to drop its policy banning openly gay adults and youth. a recent survey conducted by the council found that 65% of respondents wanted current membership policy changed and 81% of the council's active scouts favor dropping the ban as well. last year they denied a boy his eagle scout rank because he
a purse. it's dark brown. it's also possible that the thief who snatched archie didn't know he was inside. she's been looking for him around the clock. she's been to shelters and filed a report with bart police. she's offering a 3,000-dollar reward for his safe return. she also plans to start a facebook page. if you have any information regarding this little pomeranian, you're asked to call bart police. we're live in millbri. i'm tara moriarty, channel channel 2 news. >>> matthew abraham is talking for the first time and telling the santa cruz sentinel he was in a dream like state when he road a bus and hitchhiked to utah days ago. he suffered a serious head injury while riding a mountain bike. he also said he saw a pittsburgh steelers sticker and that made him think he had to go to pittsburgh. someone on that bus called the police. >>> it's 8:06. more music will fill the streets of san francisco today. musicians from the san francisco symphony continue their strike. they will hold another small concert not far from davy's any hall. the musicians have been triking against the management s
. the deal was outlined in an august signing ceremony in city hall with governor brown, chuck reed and samsung's executive. the package includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas was offering similar incentives in an effort to get samsung to move there. >>> sal is back. don't tell me we have caltrain delays, sal. >> we do. as a matter of fact, we do. unfortunately, these delays to be for a while, tori and dave. this is because of a train, a northbound train, 211, apparently hit someone. this is reportedly. we're trying to confirm. northbound train 211 has hit a pedestrian in mountain view. we can go to the maps. i'll show you that the area here that's where the train travels can be delayed for the entire system. the freeway nearby, not all that busy. unfortunately, when there are major caltrain delays, some people choose to drive. you might want to think about that if you are driving on 101 or on 280. we'll get more information on this. this is just coming in. let's go to live pictures. that's backed up for about a 15, 20 minute delay. finally got s
governor jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung electronic executive. it includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas offered similar incentives trying to get samsung to move there. >>> the long awaited devil's slide towns could open as early as today. alex savidge is joining us live in pacifica where the ceremony will be hold in a few hours. alex. >> reporter: after eight years of drilling and digging and tod these two new tunnels. this is the highway 1 bypass heres at the devil's slide. these tunnels brand new. take a look at them. live this morning. they are just shy of a mile long and they will create a safe and problem free way for people to get between pacifica and the half-moon bay area. this is a $400 million project that features to bores through the mountain. the tunnel allows drivers to avoid a section of highway 1 that has been plagued over the years by mud slides and rock slides. in many cases those slides have closed the two lane road for months at a time. stranding people that live south of here. devil's slide has been the sight o
back hair and a brown goatee. he also has a piercing in his eyebrow. ,. >>> we've just learned that the private jet carrying lindsay lohan will not arrive in time for her to get to a mandatory court hearing this morning. a judge ordered her to be at the hearing at 8:30 a.m. lohan missed her flight last night from new york to los angeles after she felt the plane was not safe. lohan did jump on a private jet overnight. but that flight was delayed and tmz is reporting it won't land at lax until 8:11. she faces charges of lying to a police officer after a carjack in los angeles in june. >>> it was like something out of the movies. two canadian inmates are back behind bars this morning after using a helicopter to escape. police say the helicopter hovered over the prison and dropped cables for the inmates to grab. they were then taken to a nearby parking lot. after a standoff, they were taken back into custody. >>> tonight, a man who helped persuade the federal government to monitor the oakland police department will be talking about the oakland police department's policing problems.
. governor brown earned $173,000. that's the 7th highest in the country. the top salary goes to the governor in pennsylvania. he earns just over $183,000. >>> some california counties may be sued over a policy that sends low-level offenders to county jails instead of state prisons. lawyers representing inmates have already sued alameda, riverside and fresno county. another lawsuit is expected in monterey county. the lawsuits claim inmates are dealing with overcrowding, poor medical care and inadequate medical treatments at the county jail. >>> do you know where your umbrella is? >> i think i have to dig it out. >> get ready. the weather is gonna change. as we look outside, this is what your sky looks right now. steve paulson is coming back. he's tracking rain in your. he will tell you -- in your forecast. he will tell you when. >>> traffic on highway 4, finely the lanes have been reopened here after a wrong-way driver may have called a big pileup. >>> welcome back. new details about president obama coming back here to the bay area next month. the president will attend four fund-raisers durin
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